This course will get you up to speed on the essential elements of how the EU system works: the different powers that the EU has, who does what, and how you can have a role in shaping EU decisions. It is concise but thorough, and focusses in detail on EU law-making. It includes a preliminary module that introduces the foundations of decision-making in the EU.
In the preliminary module, you will be introduced to the legal bases for what the EU can and cannot do; the main ways in which decisions are taken and the different powers that Member States have given to the EU
This course includes extensive insights with multiple examples and real life cases, group exercises, role plays and simulation games and inputs from experienced EU practitioners as the basis for discussion among participants about the practical demands of participation in the various stages of EU decision-making.